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Day in the Life: Public Interest Law

Read on for a day in the life of a lawyer in Texas working in public interest lawJob Title: Staff AttorneyIndustry: Public Interest LawFrom: San Antonio, TXAge: 37Gender: Non-binarySalary/Benefits: $79,000Employer...

How to Stay Positive When You’re Stuck Doing Grunt Work

“I didn’t go to law school to click a screen all day. I could train my dog to do this!” I was taking the Acela from New York to DC when I overheard a junior associate from a major New York firm complaining to his colleague about having to spend the last week doing...

Do This One Thing Before Starting Your First Job

Photo by Cadeau Maestro on Pexels.com I recently wrote an article for the American Bar Association's After the Bar blog, sharing one key task to complete before starting your first legal job (or at any point in your career, really). It'll help you brainstorm and plan...

Day in the Life: Public Interest Law

Read on for a day in the life of a lawyer in Texas working in public interest lawJob Title: Staff AttorneyIndustry: Public Interest LawFrom: San Antonio, TXAge: 37Gender: Non-binarySalary/Benefits: $79,000Employer...

How to Stay Positive When You’re Stuck Doing Grunt Work

“I didn’t go to law school to click a screen all day. I could train my dog to do this!” I was taking the Acela from New York to DC when I overheard a junior associate from a major New York firm complaining to his colleague about having to spend the last week doing...

Day in the Life: Public Interest Law

Read on for a day in the life of a lawyer in Texas working in public interest lawJob Title: Staff AttorneyIndustry: Public Interest LawFrom: San Antonio, TXAge: 37Gender: Non-binarySalary/Benefits: $79,000Employer...

How to Stay Positive When You’re Stuck Doing Grunt Work

“I didn’t go to law school to click a screen all day. I could train my dog to do this!” I was taking the Acela from New York to DC when I overheard a junior associate from a major New York firm complaining to his colleague about having to spend the last week doing...

Do This One Thing Before Starting Your First Job

Photo by Cadeau Maestro on Pexels.com I recently wrote an article for the American Bar Association's After the Bar blog, sharing one key task to complete before starting your first legal job (or at any point in your career, really). It'll help you brainstorm and plan...

Lawyer Movies to Match Your Mood

In Shakespeare’s Henry VI, there’s a famous line: “the first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers!”  Setting aside all the great substantive work lawyers do, the world would be a far less entertaining place without us! Those of us who practice law know just...

Free Webinar: Law Firm Life

You graduated from law school, took the bar exam, and are now enjoying some time off before beginning your legal career in earnest. If you're headed to a law firm to work as a junior associate this fall, tune in to my free, 30-minute webinar covering what you need to...

My Two Favorite Questions to Ask During a Law Firm Interview

To get a summer associate position during OCI interviews, you’ll be participating in potentially dozens of interviews at different firms and multiple interviews at each firm for which you get a callback. Most interviewers leave time at the end for questions, and this...

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